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The Revenant - A very beautiful film.

Saw this last night, absolutely fantastic. Survival movies are a particular favourite of mine especially if they are based on true stories or if they at least adhere to the “rules of the Universe.” Alejandro González Iñárritu’s film depicts a stark and brutal frontier world and details some lives within. 503 more words

Artwork

The Time Has Come for a Department of Peace

Over at 3 Quarks Daily I’ve posted The United States Needs a Department of Peace. The idea was first proposed in 1793 by Dr. Benjamin Rush, one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, and has been… 166 more words

Great Revaluing

The Man in the High Castle - Amazon show from the book by Philip K. Dick.

Just watched episode 2 of this alternate history/sci-fi fantasy where the Nazis and Japanese won the Second World War and conquered the United States. It’s a little bit steampunky a little bit Red Dawn but not that much of either. 68 more words

Sci-Fi

Waging Peace

By Charlie Keil

This was written over a decade ago and hasn’t  been updated, yet. But the basic thrust is as valid as ever.

Contradictions (a short introduction to “Waging Peace”) 3,013 more words

Great Transition

It felt like a kiss - Adam Curtis

Every now and again I go back and watch some Adam Curtis. Some people find his work too polemic and disagree with the connections he makes but his stories are always compelling, factually sound and his music and visuals second to none. 46 more words

Video

Cambridge World War I Memorial Plaques, 1918-1936

Collection ID:  012
Extent: Approx. 167 items; 16.3 linear feet in 13 boxes (oversize).

History
This set of wood plaques honors soldiers from Cambridge, Mass. who died in World War I. 302 more words

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